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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Tops the Field in Final 2006 Bank of America 500 Practice at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. – Ray Evernham’s cars have been at the top of the time sheets all weekend, but someone else finally broke in on their domination as Dale Earnhardt Jr. posted the fastest lap at 183.943 mph in Nextel Cup Series final practice. Kyle Busch repeated his second-place result from the first session with Denny Hamlin, Kasey Kahne and Jimmie Johnson rounding out the five fastest cars.


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A writer for Frontstretch since 2002, and editor since 2006, Toni heads up the NHRA coverage for the site. She’s responsible for post-race coverage in the weekly Pace Laps multi-series round-up along with the weekly Nitro Shots column featuring news and features from the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. An award-winning former writer for the Presbyterian Church, Toni works in web design and freelances with writing in North Carolina.

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